Prospection
Funding

Healthcare data analytics startup raises $45 million series B

- September 13, 2021 2 MIN READ

Sydney health analytics startup Prospection, which uses AI and machine learning to provide patients insights on potentially life-threatening diseases, has raised $45 million in a series B. The round was led by Ellerston Capital’s JAADE fund, chipping in $30 million, with the balance coming from existing backers, the CSIRO VC fund Main Sequence Ventures, and Hong… Read more »

Peter Vranes, Hitesh Mehta
Funding

Molecular data startup Nutromics raises $5.7 million for its patient monitoring technology

- August 27, 2021 2 MIN READ

A molecular medicine startup hoping to save lives through a wearable sensor its creators say is like a “lab-on-the-skin” has raised $5.7 million. Melbourne healthtech venture Nutromics was co-founded Hitesh Mehta and Peter Vranes in 2018 after developing their idea in the MedTech Actuator program. They’ve built what they call a Continuous Molecular Monitoring (CMM)… Read more »

Healthtech

Patient monitoring startup Digitology Healthtech raises $900,000 after the CEO used the medtech to save his own life

- January 14, 2021 2 MIN READ

When Michael Koss landed in India last year to work on developing his joint venture Australian-Indian startup, Digitology Healthtech, little did he realise the important role the technology would play in his own health and saving his life.  Koss is CEO of Health and Patient Services (HPS), which is developing the startup with Indian healthcare… Read more »

News & Analysis

Startup Daily TV: Bootstrapped surgery training app ScrubUp is looking for investors and a hospital to trial its lifesaving healthtech

- August 25, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

ScrubUp is a cloud-based surgical preparation app that bridges the gap between hands-on experience for nurses and brushing up on best practice procedures in their own time. Surgical nurse and educator Marrianne McGhee founded ScrubUp in 2016 and has taken the healthtech app global to help instruct surgical technicians and nurses on the correct preparation procedures… Read more »

News & Analysis

Coronavirus has turned into a money spinner for an ASX-listed mobile x-ray tech company

- March 9, 2020 2 MIN READ

Coronavirus continues to drive sales into Asia and Europe for South Australian hi-tech x-ray manufacturer Micro-X. The Adelaide-based company reported to the ASX last week that sales of its flagship lightweight mobile x-ray machine had reached $1.8 million for the quarter with $1 million worth of sales in 20 days. With almost four weeks of… Read more »

News & Analysis

Fitbits will help researchers understand the science behind work-life balance

- February 3, 2020 2 MIN READ

Ever wondered what balance of exercise, sleep, food and work delivers the best outcomes for your physical and mental health? A team of scientists led by researchers in South Australia is embarking on a four-year study to find out. The international team will use 200,000 data sources from Fitbits, activity monitors and time-use surveys linked… Read more »

News & Analysis

BlueChilli is heading to Singapore to open a healthtech accelerator

- May 7, 2019 2 MIN READ

  Startup accelerator BlueChilli is launching a healthtech accelerator in Singapore, giving the Sydney-based venture a permanent HQ in the city-state. Founder Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin has partnered with the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry’s development agency, Enterprise Singapore, to launch the accelerator with an eye to the fact that the US$6.3 billion invested in 2018… Read more »